Emelianenko connected with a left hand to Mir’s face, bringing him to the ground. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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A visit by the FBI didn't distract Fedor Emelianenko. Emelianenko won by technical knockout over Frank Mir in the opening minute of the first round of the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix Saturday night.Emelianenko (37-5) connected with a left hand to Mir's face, bringing him to the ground, and then pounded Mir with a series of lefts until the fight was stopped.Mir made his Bellator debut and was the aggressor from the start by taking down Emelianenko, but Emelianenko quickly got up and threw Mir to the ground and controlled the fight the rest of the way.Emelianenko dominated MMA in the heavyweight division from 2000 to 2010 .Emelianenko's manager, Jerry Millen, confirmed hours before the fight that his client had been questioned by the FBI and that the agents attended the bout.
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